Opening Date
Oct 01, 2019
Closing Date
Nov 30, 2019
1st Preview
Sep 06, 2019
1st Preview
Sep 06, 2019


Vivian Beaumont Theatre
(Oct 01, 2019 - Nov 30, 2019)

Washington DC, Selma, Los Angeles and Chicago. 1965-1968.

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Directed by Bill Rauch; Assistant Director: Garrett Allen
Scenic Design by David Korins; Costume Design by Linda Cho; Lighting Design by David Weiner; Sound Design by Paul James Prendergast and Marc Salzberg; Projection Design by Victoria Sagady; Hair and Wig Design by Tom Watson; Associate Scenic Design: Justin West; Associate Costume Design: Sydney Gallas; Associate Lighting Design: Aaron Porter; Assistant Scenic Design: Javier Ameijeiras; Moving Light Programmer: Victor Seastone
General Manager: RCI Theatricals; Company Manager: Michael Altbaum; Assistant Co. Mgr: Annie Schroeder; House Manager: Rheba Flegelman
Technical Supervisor: Hudson Theatrical Associates; Production Stage Manager: Jennifer Rae Moore; Assistant Stage Mgr: Lisa Ann Chernoff
Casting: Daniel Swee, C.S.A.; Press Representative: Polk & Co.; Advertising: AKA; Community Outreach: Irene Gandy; Content, Social & Experiences: Super Awesome Friends; Dialect Coach: Dawn-Elin Fraser; Fight direction by David Anzuelo; Assistant Fight Director: Gerardo Rodriguez; Fight Captain: Ty Jones; Photographer: Matthew Murphy
President Lyndon Baines Johnson
Grantham Coleman
Broadway debut
Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
head of Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Dr. James Z. Appel
head of the American Medical Association
Richard J. Daley
Mayor of Chicago
General Earle Wheeler
Robert F. Kennedy
D. Senator of NY
Hubert Humphrey
Vice President
Sen. Everett Dirksen
Senate Minority Leader R.
'Deke' Deloach
aide to J. Edgar Hoover
Colonel Al Lingo
head of Alabama State Police
Clark Clifford
Secretary of Defense
J. Edgar Hoover
FBI Director
Marchánt Davis
Broadway debut
Stokely Carmichael
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Commitee organizer
John Lewis
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Commitee organizer
Ted Deasy
Broadway debut
Adam Walinsky
aide to Sen. Kennedy
Gen. William Westmoreland
head of U.S. forces in Vietnam
Seymore Trammel
aide to Gov. Wallace
Stanley Levison
Southern Christian Leadership Conference advisor
Gardner Ackley
Council of Economic Advisors
Lady Bird Johnson
First Lady
Gov. George Wallace
Sheriff Jim Clark
Dallas County Ala.
Norman Morrison
a Quaker minister
Richard Nixon
former Vice President
Rev. Ralph Abernathy
Southern Christian Leadership Conference cofounder
Rep. Adam Clayton Powell
Robyn Kerr
Broadway debut
Christopher Livingston
Broadway debut
James Bevel
Southern Christian Leadership Conference organizer
Jimmie Lee Jackson
Pat Nixon
Sheriff's Auxiliary
Robert McNamara
Secretary of Defense
Rep. Wilber Mills
Chairman of House Finance Committee D.-Ark
Nikkole Salter
Broadway debut
Coretta Scott King
Sally Childress
LBJ's Secretary
Tramell Tillman
Broadway debut
Bob Moses
founder of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committ
Rev. Dobynes
Hosea Williams
chief Southern Christian Leadership Conference field lieutenant
Marquette Frye
former U.S. Airman
Understudies: Ted Deasy (Robert F. Kennedy, Hubert Humphrey, Robert McNamara, Rep. Wilber Mills), Brian Dykstra (President Lyndon Baines Johnson), JaBen Early (Stokely Carmichael, John Lewis, James Bevel, Jimmie Lee Jackson, Rev. Ralph Abernathy, Rep. Adam Clayton Powell, Bob Moses, Rev. Dobynes, Hosea Williams, Marquette Frye), Robyn Kerr (Coretta Scott King, Sally Childress), Christopher McHale (Dr. James Z. Appel, Richard J. Daley, General Earle Wheeler, J. Edgar Hoover, Sen. Everett Dirksen, 'Deke' Deloach, Colonel Al Lingo, Clark Clifford, Richard Nixon, Gov. George Wallace, Sheriff Jim Clark, Norman Morrison, Adam Walinsky, Gen. William Westmoreland, Seymore Trammel, Stanley Levison, Gardner Ackley), Nancy Rodriguez (Lady Bird Johnson, Pat Nixon, Sheriff's Auxiliary) and Tramell Tillman (Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.)

Drama Desk Award


Outstanding Wig and Hair Design

2020 Nominee
Hair and Wig Design by Tom Watson
Week Ending Gross % Gross Pot. Attendance % Capacity # Previews # Perf.
Statistics supplied are courtesy of The Broadway League.

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